[R] Problem in installing quantreg package

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 11 14:46:54 CEST 2003

On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Swagata Nandi wrote:

> I was trying to install package "quantreg" in an R session, but I got 
> the follwing error message:
> ERROR: cannot write to or create directory '/usr/lib/R/library'.
> Can anyone suggest what I need to do to fix it up?

Use the account you used to install R, or install to another library tree
whihc you do own: install.packages (which I presume you used) has a `lib'

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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